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Top Strategic Mistakes Nonprofits Make

Source: GuideStar
This two-part article from GuideStar highlights 13 mistakes nonprofits commonly make. Avoiding or correcting these can help nonprofits more effectively achieve their mission and raise more funds.
Posted on: November 6, 2014
Topics: Leadership | Mission | Planning | Strategy

Is Your Organization Read for the Road?

This article from 2000 proposes that before embarking on any plan to form a partnership with another organization, it is wise to undertake a thorough assessment of your organization's readiness to be a partner and offer some points to consider. Download a copy of the article.
Posted on: May 2, 2013
Topics: Collaboration | Organizational Assessment | Mission

Assessing and Managing Mergers, Reorganizations and Dissolutions

Source: Orr & Reno
September 2009 - Todd Fahey of Orr & Reno has given his permission for us to provide you with a copy of his recent article that appeared in the NH Bar Journal. This article is "a practical guide for counsel called upon to assist a faltering New Hampshire nonprofit organization that is considering some type of restructuring, including a reorganization, merger or dissolution," and should be helpful for nonprofit board members and executives to answer questions they may have as they consider these options.
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Board | Collaboration | Mission

What Should your Mission Statement Say?

Source: idealist.org
This article at idealist.org discusses how to write a mission statement that gets to the essence of what you are doing.
Posted on: February 27, 2013
Topics: Mission

Examples of Nonprofit Vision and Mission Statements

The Foundation Center has information on, and examples of, mission statements for nonprofit organizations. Read More...
Posted on: February 27, 2013
Topics: Mission | Vision

How to Write a Mission Statement

Source: Grantsmanship Center
How to Write a Mission Statement, from the Grantsmanship Center discusses the key questions that should be answered by your mission statement and gives three examples of mission statements.
Posted on: February 27, 2013
Topics: Mission

Board Source: The Mission Statement

The mission statement clarifies the essence of an organization's existence. This article from Boardsource covers the basics of why you need a mission statement and how to create one. Read More...
Posted on: February 27, 2013
Topics: Mission

Developing/Updating Your Mission and Vision Statements

Often strategic planning starts by clarifying the mission, vision and/or values of the organization. This collection of resources can get you started in the right direction. Read More...
Posted on: February 27, 2013
Topics: Mission | Vision
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